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CEO change won't stem RIM's decline, says analyst

1/23/2012 06:16 PM EST
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garydpdx
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garydpdx   1/24/2012 7:48:14 PM
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I have read on a number of sites that the Android development chain is difficult (and with fragmentation, has gotten worse) so an easy route to port (if not run) iOS apps might be RIMM's ticket in that front. And if they had only waited a year on the tablet ...

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jane xu   1/24/2012 10:42:26 AM
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hope a COO-made leader will bring better execution, thus quickening the pace of making ideas, designs into products and bringing them to market, there should be a fleet of products to be talked about before the name of RIM becomes a thing of the past

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goafrit   1/24/2012 4:32:38 AM
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I agree with this piece. The best the CEO can do is to prepare the firm for sale. Period

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DrQuine   1/23/2012 10:18:30 PM
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RIM's North American shipment share has dropped along a remarkably straight line from 54% to 13% in the past 10 quarters. Nothing that has been done in that time period seems to have delivered any positive results. The challenge is to ensure that future quarters don't display more of the same. New products or strategies are urgently needed. I wonder if any foreign market results offer any hope or insights into potentially successful alternative niche strategies.

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selinz   1/23/2012 8:52:50 PM
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Apple and Android have set the bar for available apps extremely high. The playbook is a nice piece of hardware but the app market is trailing way behind. BB should provide tools to facilitate code transfer to their platform. Otherwise, it's not worth coders' time.

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chanj0   1/23/2012 7:59:03 PM
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The future of blackberry is relying on the delivery of platforms and apps that are customed to business world and that will help people to get their job done more effectively. In addition, platform security will be a strong selling point. What's your idea?

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